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ImmunoPET Imaging - Infectious Diseases

Clinical Center, Center for Infectious Disease Imaging, Radiology and Imaging Sciences, Bethesda, MD and surrounding area

Position Description:

A postdoctoral fellowship position is available in the laboratory of Dr Dima A. Hammoud in the Center for Infectious Disease Imaging, Radiology and Imaging Sciences, Clinical Center, NIH. The lab conducts basic and translational research in the field of infectious disease imaging, with particular focus on the molecular mechanisms underlying CNS and peripheral involvement with HIV and fungal infections.

For more information, visit the Clinical Center website at & the Radiology and Imaging Sciences website at


We are looking for a motivated Ph.D. or MD/Ph.D. candidate with a strong background in molecular biology and antibody/nanobody engineering. The candidate should have experience with molecular cloning in E. coli and mammalian systems. Experience in techniques such as recombinant protein expression, purification using different chromatography methods and performing binding assays/measuring binding affinities is required. The candidate must also have experience in working with different recombinant antibody and nanobody formats. Additional experience in basic molecular biology techniques such as PCR, gel electrophoresis and ELISA is a plus. A background in immunology is desirable but not essential. Candidates should have graduated no more than 24 months prior to the projected start date.

Salary for the position is commensurate with experience and number of years since completing graduate school. 

To Apply:

Eligible applicants should send a cover letter, resume and names and addresses of three references to: Dima Hammoud, MD (


This post will be available until December 2, 2020 or until filled.

This is not a federal Government position.

DHHS and NIH are Equal Opportunity Employers.

The NIH is dedicated to building a diverse community in its training and employment programs.